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It can be discouraging when you receive that “no.” It may have been your dream job, your number one option for new employment, or even just part of a long job hunt. It is easy to throw yourself a pity party and give up. However,...

Most interviewers assume that the candidate is showing up having done a bit of preparation. They (hopefully!) have researched the company and understand the role they are applying for. Maybe they have been practicing some sample questions, such as “Why should we hire you?,” or “What can you offer to the company?” But what about when the interviewer throws out an unexpected question? Being put on the spot is the time when a candidate truly has to perform.  This also offers the interviewer a good opportunity to discern potential employees from applicants. Want to stay ahead of the game? Prepare to be asked these questions: interview questions

The increasing amount of work performed online and the quick advancement of technology in the workplace means it is becoming simpler than ever to stay behind a screen. Interaction with your boss happens via email and instant message at the office, you text your co-workers and colleagues, and orders from clients come through your online ordering platform. Despite all of this, if you want to move up in your career, honing your professional communication skills is a critical step. Here’s what you need to focus on: communication

For many of us, we allow our career and success at work to dictate our level of confidence in ourselves. When we feel like we are accomplishing a great deal at work, being productive, meeting goals, and pushing sales targets, we have a boost in confidence and believe in ourselves more. On the other hand, however, present a series of work setbacks, projects that don’t go as planned, or failure to meet goals, and our confidence drops in response. It’s time to step up and take ownership of building your confidence, regardless of work outcomes, and use it to be what dictates how you feel in your job, not the other way around! confidence

While taking on a new job can be exciting and motivating, it’s not without a little bit of fear and anxiety.
  • Maybe it doesn’t turn out to be the job you thought
  • Or you don’t get along with your colleagues or have an unsupportive boss
  • What if you end up not really liking it in the end
All of these are valid thoughts and questions that may be rolling around in your head, and it may certainly take some time in your new position before you feel completely at ease. But, you can make the transition as easy and streamlined as possible by following these four tips: job